Take a look at this enchanting trailer for Mother of George, a new drama about a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn. Problems arise when they are unable to conceive a child. There’s something beautiful and tragic about this trailer. The beautiful score works wonders over the fascinating images on display. This culture in Brooklyn doesn’t usually get the cinematic treatment, and Mother of George looks both artistic and dramatic enough to stand out.
Watch the trailer for the film, then read the synopsis and check out the poster beneath.
Official synopsis for Mother of George:
Adenike and Ayodele (The Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira and veteran actor Isaach De Bankolé) are a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn. Following the joyous celebration of the their wedding, complications arise out of their inability to conceive a child – a problem that devastates their family and defies cultural expectations, leading Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save her family or destroy it. Acclaimed director Andrew Dosumnu (Restless City) captures the nuances of this unique and fascinating culture by creating a beautiful, vibrant, and moving portrait of a couple whose joys and struggles are at once intimate and universal.
Directed by Andrew Dosunmo (Restless City).
Starring Isaach de Bankolé, Danai Gurira, Tony Okungbowa, Yaya Alafia, Bukky Ajayi and Angelique Kidjo.
ETA: USA (Limited Release) – 13 September, 2013.